Arisaema griffithii var. pradhanii (Jack-in-the-Pulpit)
Zone: 6 - 9
Natural Range: Bhutan. India
Soil: Moist, humus rich, Well drained
Light: Part shade, Sun
Bloom Time: May to June
Pest Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Attributes: Deciduous, 1'-2' tall. Spathe is dark brown - carmine and purple, with white - greenish yellow, striping, resembling snake skin. Long brown whip like spadex. Bloom time is around April - May. Large, glossy trifoliate leaves with thick veining. These go dormant quickly after blooming.
Notes: Arisaema griffithii var. pradhanii is an unusual species growing in Rhododendron forests, and alpine meadows at about 9,000 ft elevation.